Over on our Facebook group page, it seems like we are constantly discussing nanny share pay rates for the Seattle area. Over the past couple of weeks, we have surveyed our members to gather some current data regarding childcare costs for nanny shares. The results are in!

As the graphic below states, please DO NOT use this as a definitive guide to nanny share pay rates in our area. We did not ask respondents to include variables such as benefits, number of hours worked, the specific location in our area where the care occurred, etc. Use this as a general idea of current trends in the Puget Sound region.

As you can tell, there is a vast difference in nanny pay across our region. Parents – what do you pay for a provider to care for one child in a two child nanny share? Nannies – what are you paid per child in a two child nanny share? Comment below!

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To see the October 2017 One Child Nanny Pay Rate Survey Results, click here or to see the May 2018 One Child Nanny Pay Rate Survey Results, click here.

To see the Two Child Nanny Pay Rate Survey Results (two children from the same family), click here.

To see the Sitter Pay Rate Survey Results (one child), click here.

To see the Part Time Nanny Pay Rate Survey Results (one child), click here.

For questions about this survey or to learn more about childcare in Seattle, please contact us!

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Despite the anecdotes on ‘internets’ disagreeing, Federal law makes clear that each individual employer of hourly employees, including nannies, must follow all FLSA requirements: which most people agree is reasonable. However, whether we like it not, that includes /Each/ paying minimum wage (unless the parents form a legal entity of ‘partnership’); I see that these results are ‘Puget Sound area’ not Seattle City only, but how many Seattle families -where minimum wage is 14+/hr- are staying within this law? (Also, it just makes Logical sense if you consider not only the wage parents are paying but Both sides of the… Read more »